Professor Kyri Baker

CU Boulder-led team wins ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition Award

Feb. 21, 2020

A team from CU Boulder, led by Assistant Professor Kyri Baker, has placed in the top 10 of the ARPA-E Grid Optimization (GO) Competition. The team developed a lightweight optimization algorithm that could optimize power generation settings across large power networks while adhering to physical grid constraints. For being one of the top performers in the competition, the team will receive a $400,000 award.

Professor Evan Thomas

MacArthur Foundation honors drought emergency strategy

Feb. 19, 2020

A CU Boulder and Millennium Water Alliance-led program committed to ending humanitarian drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa has been named one of the Top 100 in the prestigious John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition, and remains in the running for the competition’s award of a single $100 million grant.

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College honors two professors for their research and service

Feb. 12, 2020

Professor John Zhai and Senior Instructor Matthew Morris were recently awarded the Faculty Research Award and Max S. Peters Faculty Service Award, respectively, by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

David Gupta

David Gupta (ArchEngr'85) receives Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Feb. 7, 2020

Gupta founded SDI in 1996 and today continues to lead the firm as chief executive officer.

Christina Barstow

Christina Barstow (MCivEngr'10; PhD'16) honored with Recent Alumni Award

Feb. 7, 2020

Barstow is the chief operating officer for Bridges to Prosperity, a non-governmental organization providing access to remote communities through the construction of pedestrian footbridges.

Professor Karl Linden

Linden wins water treatment innovation prize

Jan. 29, 2020

Karl Linden of environmental engineering has been selected to receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize.

Professor Wil Srubar

New York Times: Bricks alive! Scientists create living concrete

Jan. 16, 2020

“There’s no way we’re going to carry building materials to space,” Dr. Srubar said. “We’ll bring biology with us.”

Professor Will Srubar Research

Building materials come alive with help from bacteria

Jan. 16, 2020

2019 Global Engineering Awards

Nominations Now Open for the 2nd Annual Global Engineering Awards

Jan. 8, 2020

The Mortenson Center is hosting the second annual Global Engineering Awards recognizing a professional and a student whose work aligns with the Mortenson Center's mission and vision. The nomination process is now open, and nominations will be accepted until January 31, 2020.

Priscilla Jimenez

Student recognized for outstanding service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science

Dec. 10, 2019

Environmental engineering student Priscilla Jimenez was named the fall 2019 Outstanding Graduate for Service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science!

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